Security within a Linux Environment

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.

Overview

To identify the security options available within a Linux environment

Target Audience

Students wishing to acquire the basic skills required as a Linux system administrator

Prerequisites

General knowledge of computers and computer operating systems ideally encompassing Unix knowledge because of the similarity to Linux

Expected Duration

190 min.

Course Objectives

Security within a Linux Environment

  • identify threats to a Linux system and how you can minimize risks.
  • identify the measures to take to improve system security.
  • perform administrative tasks to secure files and directories.
  • use tactics to detect unauthorized access to a Linux system.
  • verify the integrity of packages.
  • identify the steps you can take to overcome the risks posed by insecure passwords.
  • use PAM to set limits on the system resources users can obtain.
  • set user limits using the ulimit command.
  • install and run SSH.
  • specify security options in a given scenario.
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